Author Archives: Dr. John P. Stratis

Drains After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

Drains After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

When it comes to a significant plastic surgery procedure like a tummy tuck, we want our patients from Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York, PA, to understand the recovery process and what they can expect to experience after surgery. I have performed hundreds of tummy tucks throughout my career as a board-certified plastic surgeon and body …

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Woman in red dress contemplating breast augmentation surgery

Answers to Common Breast Augmentation Questions & Concerns

For plastic surgery patients interested in breast augmentation in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York, PA, one of the most common concerns I hear is uncertainty about what life will be like after surgery. Some women with active lifestyles are concerned about when they’ll be able to return to exercise, others worry about long-term back discomfort …

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Comparing EMSCULPT® Fat Reduction to Traditional Liposuction?

Comparing EMSCULPT® Fat Reduction to Traditional Liposuction?

Have you heard of EMSCULPT? It one of the latest additions to the lineup of non-invasive body contouring procedures introduced during the past several years. Other procedures such as CoolSculpting® and SculpSure® are also positioned as nonsurgical alternatives to liposuction. At our Harrisburg, PA practice, I consult with patients who aren't sure which procedure is …

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Sleeping After Breast Augmentation

Sleeping After Breast Augmentation

Sleep is rarely on the list of issues to worry about when women consider getting breast augmentation. But my Harrisburg, PA, patients learn that getting a good night's sleep after their procedures can help speed the healing process and avoid compromising the results. I'll explain in this blog post why sleep is important after getting …

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Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck Tips

Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck Tips

Think about the changes a woman's body experiences during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. It's remarkable and something that women who have children endure with a mixture of joy and exhaustion. For many women, though, the excess abdominal skin that remains is a nuisance that undermines their confidence. Post-pregnancy tummy tuck surgery at our Harrisburg, PA, …

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The Ideal Implant: for Breast Augmentation

The Ideal Implant: for Breast Augmentation

There are many options in choosing breast implants for breast augmentation. A new option has recently been added to the mix; the Ideal Implant. Breast implants can be filled with saline (salt water) or silicone gel filled. The saline implants are filled at the time of surgery and the silicone gel implants come prefilled. The …

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